Weekend Edition 9 March 2013: The Hard Numbers

Pascale Harter introduces personal stories, insight and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers around the world. In this edition: Paul Lewis tots up the price of food in Uganda; Humphrey Hawksley on the rural Guatemalan workers happy to keep their kids in the fields and out of trouble with Mexican cartels; Will Grant misses a timely interview with Mexico's notorious teachers' union leader Elba Esther Gordillo, while Craig Jeffrey investigates different kinds of educational corruption in Meerut, northen India; Damien McGuinness explains why Georgian opinions about Stalin can be so ambivalent these days; and Neil Trevithick digs deep into the history of Western Australia, uncovering the cultural meanings and memories embedded in Aboriginal lands there, along with some extremely valuable minerals.

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